Making videos is hard.
Starting a new business is hard.
…And I got sick this week.
I’m feeling tattered and
And that became the inspiration for this week’s project – a tattered and stitched ostrich. It’s like turning lemons into lemonade, only it’s turning stamps and fabric into, well, an ostrich with a goatee and glasses.
Get the project how-to from the video below, and keep scrolling further down for the supply list.
|Supplies Used in this Video:|
|tim holtz hipster ostrich stamp & die set|
|character construction stamps by Catherine Moore – I used timekeepers garden set #3 for the man’s body in this video|
|staz-on ink pad|
|tear-away stabilizer I use the stuff from Threadart|
|printed quilt cotton fabric: I used bits from a Moda Jelly Roll called Amberly for this project|
|unbleached muslin & white linen scraps to stamp on|
|Tools Used in this Video:|
|sewing machine with free-motion embroidery foot|
|curved embroidery scissors – these aren’t the ones I used, but I’m upgrading to this pair from Amazon very soon. And of |
| hemostats – I use a 10″ and 5″ pair |
here’s the 10″ hemostats on Amazon, but I think mine came from American Science & Surplus many years ago
| I keep the tiny iron on my cutting table all the time with this ironing pad |
Got questions or comments about this project? I would love to hear from you! Leave a comment here or on the YouTube video and I’ll respond as soon as I’m able.